Posts Categorized: Events

Young Engineer of the Year Award Shortlist

The British Engineering Excellence Awards (beeas) has just announced the short-list for their event; and guess what? Yours truly (Michael Aldridge) is in the runnings for Young Engineer of the Year! The awards are aimed to ‘demonstrate and promote the quality of engineering design within the UK’ and ‘to provide a benchmark of excellence from… Read more »

Forestry Engineering Group Presentation

4c Design were down at Newton Rigg today to present the Egger Big Bag project to the FEG (Forestry Engineering Group) for there “Innovation for Survival” symposium. The day proved to be an excellent networking opportunity and a fantastic forum to share ideas and inventions within forestry. We shared the design process behind our designs… Read more »

NEL Wind Turbine Visit

The IMechE put on an event last week alongside NEL which brought us to the wind turbine test facility at Myres Hill. We got a behind the scenes tour of the testing processes and got an up close and personal view of some of the latest wind technology. With all the press surrounding alternative energies… Read more »

Careers Convention

In my role as an ambassador for all things engineering, I participated at a school’s careers convention last night. For two hours I was grilled about my education, career path, reasons for choosing the profession and general day-to-day working life. I have done a few of these types of events now and I’ve been continually… Read more »